Brest, Belarus: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Brest, Belarus? If you're planning to go to Brest, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Brest, Belarus

Based on the climate and weather in Brest, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Brest, Belarus by month

January

January in Brest is frigid, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Scarf
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Sweaters
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Very heavy socks
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thermal undergarments

February

February in Brest is frosty and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters

March

If you are traveling to Brest in March, you will notice that it is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Heavy jacket
  • Rain coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

April in this region can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella

May

If you go to Brest in May, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain boots

June

If you are traveling to Brest in June, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

July

If you visit Brest during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

August

In August, Brest is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Brest, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

September

If you visit Brest during September, you are likely to find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Socks

October

October in Brest is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces

November

In November, Brest can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Brest, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks

December

December can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Brest, Belarus

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Brest, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Brest
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a synagogue, take appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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